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How to Escape the Commodity Trap

Business, Jun 26, 2015 9:27:00 AM


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There are over 2 million accountants and bookkeepers in North America.

2 million.

That’s a lot of accountants!

Why would a potential client choose you over the accountant down the street from you? What do you do that’s special or different? If you’re unable to answer that question, then chances are neither can your potential client.

Bringing something different to the mix is essential in terms of developing your firm, charging fair prices and ultimately having more fun in what you do.

Focus on what you do best, turn down the rest.

Business, Jun 26, 2015 9:23:00 AM


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A lot of service businesses try to be everything to everyone. Whatever lead or contract that comes around is seen as additional revenues and we all know that turning down additional revenues is a big no-no, right?


Wrong.

Strategic Finance Magazine - "Moving to the Cloud"

Press, Jun 9, 2015 8:20:00 AM


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There's a lot of buzz about moving to the cloud when it comes to accounting. CEO of public company Workiva took the time to have a chat with our Xen Master Ryan Lazanis to get more on the inside scoop on this cloud accounting revolution.

The IMA's Moving Accounting to the Cloud Webinar

Webinars & Presentations, Jun 1, 2015 3:00:00 PM

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At the end of May 2015, our Xen Master Ryan Lazanis was invited to speak on a panel for the global Institute of Management Accountant's discussion about the profession starting to be moving accounting to the cloud. While we believe that there are a host of benefits related to cloud accounting for small businesses, it's evident that the profession is starting to emerge from the dark ages and think the same way as well.